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K'taka polls: Illegal liquor seized from Bidar MLA's residence

ANI  |  Bidar (Karnataka) [India] 

Income Tax officials and the Department on Friday conducted a raid at the residence of MLA and seized illegal liquor.

A Shravan told ANI that an FIR has been lodged against Makkala Paksha (KMP) leader as he had failed to show any bills to the officers who raided his residence.

"We have also seized other election campaigning materials," Shravan said.

Reportedly, Kheny is the owner of the (NICE) who had laid the controversial Bengaluru Ring Road in

Recently, had recovered 9,746 voter ID cards, several laptops, printer, thousands of Form 6 Acknowledgement from a flat in Bengaluru's Jalahalli locality.

Following the aforementioned raid on May 8, the BJP blamed for orchestrating the racket to gain an advantage in the upcoming state assembly polls while the latter retorted that the flat belonged to a BJP-linked person.

This fake voter ID row has now resulted in the postponement of polling in the R.R. Nagar constituency. The election for the assembly seat will now be held on May 28 and the counting will take place on May 31.

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First Published: Sat, May 12 2018. 04:32 IST